HyperDic: consolidate

English > 5 senses of the word consolidate:
VERBchangeconsolidateunite into one
changeconsolidatemake firm or secure
changeconsolidatebring together into a single whole or system
changeconsolidateform into a solid mass or whole
changeconsolidatemake or form into a solid or hardened mass
consolidate > pronunciation
Soundskahnsaa'lihdey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > consolidate: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningUnite into one.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The companies consolidated"
Broaderunify, unite, mergeBecome one
Spanishconsolidarse
Catalanconsolidar, fusionar-se
Adjectivesconsolidativetending to consolidate
consolidativecombining into a single unit
Nounsconsolidationthe act of combining into an integral whole / whole
English > consolidate: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake firm or secure; strengthen.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "consolidate one's gains"
  • "consolidate one's hold on first place"
Broaderstrengthengain strength
Spanishconsolidar
Catalanconsolidar
English > consolidate: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningbring together into a single whole or system.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The town and county schools are being consolidated"
Broaderunite, unify, mergejoin or combine
Spanishconsolidar
Catalanconsolidar
Adjectivesconsolidativetending to consolidate
consolidativecombining into a single unit
Nounsconsolidationthe act of combining into an integral whole / whole
English > consolidate: 5 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningform into a solid mass or whole.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The mud had consolidated overnight"
BroadersolidifyBecome solid
Spanishconsolidar
Catalanconsolidar
Nounsconsolidationcombining into a solid mass
consolidationsomething that has consolidated into a compact mass
English > consolidate: 5 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningmake or form into a solid or hardened mass.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"consolidate fibers into boards"
Broadersolidifymake solid or more solid
Spanishconsolidar, fusionar
Catalanconsolidar, fusionar
Nounsconsolidationcombining into a solid mass

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